[Letter from a Army Wife to a Adjutant of the Army]

One of 7 letters in the series: Series 10: Dishman, Shafford, and Williams Letters available on this site.

Description

A letter from an unidentified army wife, self-described as "World War Wife" to a Adjutant of the Army where her husband is stationed, circa 1918. In the letter she is requesting the money that her husband is making while in the army to afford clothing and food for her family.

Physical Description

[1] p ; 28 x 18 cm. and 1 envelope ; 10 x 24 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1918,1919].

Context

This letter is part of the collection entitled: World War One Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 470 times, with 31 in the last month. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this letter or its content.

Creator

  • We've been unable to identify the creator(s) of this letter.

Audiences

We've identified this letter as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this letter useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Special Collections Department collects and preserves rare and unique materials including rare books, oral histories, university archives, historical manuscripts, maps, microfilm, photographs, art and artifacts. The department is located in UNT's Willis Library in the fourth floor Reading Room.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this letter. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Titles

Description

A letter from an unidentified army wife, self-described as "World War Wife" to a Adjutant of the Army where her husband is stationed, circa 1918. In the letter she is requesting the money that her husband is making while in the army to afford clothing and food for her family.

Physical Description

[1] p ; 28 x 18 cm. and 1 envelope ; 10 x 24 cm.

Subjects

Keywords

Library of Congress Subject Headings

University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this letter in the Digital Library or other systems.

Publication Information

  • Preferred Citation: World War I Collection (AR0819), University of North Texas Special Collections

Collections

This letter is part of the following collection of related materials.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the World War I era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

What responsibilities do I have when using this letter?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this letter.

Creation Date

  • [1918,1919]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Jan. 28, 2021, 8:15 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 5, 2021, 4:52 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this letter last used?

Yesterday: 1
Past 30 days: 31
Total Uses: 470

Where

Geographical information about where this letter originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Place Name coordinates. (May be approximate.)
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Letter

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

International Image Interoperability Framework

IIF Logo

We support the IIIF Presentation API

[Letter from a Army Wife to a Adjutant of the Army], letter, [1918,1919]; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1752607/: accessed December 5, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

Back to Top of Screen